Featured Events

EXHIBITION | CEASELESS SOFTNESS

A biennial exhibition featuring the works of the Digital + Media Graduate program.

RISD Illustration Faculty Exhibition

ISB Gallery is proud to showcase new work by current Illustration Department faculty. Illustration’s challenge is to make meaning visual through pictorial...

Monday, October 23, 2017 12pm
Updike Award Ceremony + Lecture | Nina Stössinger | Graphic Design

The Daniel Berkeley Updike Collection was opened to the public in 1937, and Updike intended it to be a source of learning and inspiration to printers with a...

Exhibition | Lost &

Lost& : an archive of future artifacts A lost-and-found is a place where lost items are kept to await reclaiming. It is a physical location but it...

Student Fitness Center Class : Stretch, Punch, Kick

*Train your body; train your mind. This compact workout uses core-focused bodyweight exercises and yoga-based stretching. After the calisthenics-based...

Visiting Artists | Jason Fulford & Tamara Shopsin | Gary Metz Series (Photography Department)

JASON FULFORD is a photographer and co-founder of J&L Books. His monographs include Sunbird (2000), Crushed (2003), Raising Frogs for $$$ (2006), The...

Visiting Artist | Jeffrey Gibson | Glass Department

Drawing influence from popular music, fashion, literature, cultural and critical theory and his Cherokee and Choctaw lineage, Gibson’s work re-contextualizes...

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 1:10pm
Student Event | RISD-Brown Asian American + Pacific Islander (AAPI) Mixer

Meet the community of Asian American + Pacific Islander (AAPI) professors of Brown and RISD! Representatives of AAPI student groups will also be present....

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 6:30pm
Visiting Speaker | Robyn Ochs | Beyond Binaries: Identity and Sexuality

How do we assign labels to our complicated and unique experiences of sexuality? In this interactive program we will explore the landscape of sexuality,...

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 7pm
Midnight soccer

As per usual, the bus will be picking up from outside the RISD museum (the entrance across the street from Market Square). The bus leaves at 12 AM sharp. So...

Thursday, October 26, 2017 12am
Out of Line Drawing Studio

Start from scratch or hone your practice at this weekly lunchtime drawing studio. Each session features a different artist-led prompt.

Visa Options for Working In the US After Graduation

Gain guidance and tips on which visa options might be available to US visa holders after graduation. Immigration attorney, Eileen Morrison, will present visa...

Thursday, October 26, 2017 6pm
 
2017​ Fall Speaker Series​ | Allison Parrish | Graphic Design

Allison Parrish is a computer programmer, poet, educator and game designer who lives in Brooklyn. Her teaching and practice address the unusual phenomena...

Thursday, October 26, 2017 6:30pm
Student Fitness Center Class : Zumba

Join Belem Ramos, a licensed Zumba instructor for the past seven years. Zumba involves dance and aerobic movements performed to energetic music. The...

Thursday, October 26, 2017 7pm
Film Screening | Two Trains Runnin' | Sam Pollard

Two Trains Runnin’ is a feature-length documentary directed by acclaimed filmmaker Sam Pollard, narrated by Common and featuring the music of Gary Clark, Jr....

Special Event | Providence Monster Dash 5k

Here is our fall race! It is a Halloween-inspired 5k run (3 miles) that will take place in Providence on Sunday morning, October 29. Wear your Halloween...

Student Fitness Center Class : Yoga

Join local yogi and RISD Alumni Jessica Desautels, INTAR '11 for a yoga session in the RISD Fitness Center. Jessica has successfully completed a 200-hour...

Visiting Artist | Jim Drain | Sculpture Department

Jim Drain lives and works in Pawtucket, RI. Recent solo exhibitions include Prism Gallery, Los Angeles (2012); the De la Cruz Collection, Miami (2010);...

Student Fitness Center Class : Stretch, Punch, Kick

*Train your body; train your mind. This compact workout uses core-focused bodyweight exercises and yoga-based stretching. After the calisthenics-based...

Midnight soccer

As per usual, the bus will be picking up from outside the RISD museum (the entrance across the street from Market Square). The bus leaves at 12 AM sharp. So...

Thursday, November 2, 2017 12am
Visiting Artist | Anne Libby | Painting Department

Painting Department welcomes visiting artist, sculptor Anne Libby

FAV Woods-Gerry Triennial Exhibition

Film / Animation / Video WoodsGerry Triennial Exhibition Opening Reception on Thursday, Nov 2, 2017, 6:00-7:30 pm Exhibition Dates: Nov 3-12,...

Thursday, November 2, 2017 6pm
Student Fitness Center Class : Zumba

Join Belem Ramos, a licensed Zumba instructor for the past seven years. Zumba involves dance and aerobic movements performed to energetic music. The...

Thursday, November 2, 2017 7pm
2017​ Fall Speaker Series​ | Wael Morcos & Jon Key | Graphic Design

Wael Morcos is a graphic designer and type designer from Lebanon. After receiving his MFA from RISD in 2013 he moved to New York where he worked with 2x4,...

Career Program | RISD Mindshare

Hear how RISD alumni pursue their passions! Learn how they launch personal projects, start businesses, ignite innovation and make social impact. These...

Student Fitness Center Class : Yoga

Join local yogi and RISD Alumni Jessica Desautels, INTAR '11 for a yoga session in the RISD Fitness Center. Jessica has successfully completed a 200-hour...

Visiting Artist | William E. Jones | Painting Department

William E. Jones is an artist, filmmaker and writer. He has made the experimental films Massillon (1991) and Finished (1997), videos including The Fall of...

Monday, November 6, 2017 5:30pm
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Artist Talk | Wesley Allsbrook 07 IL | Illustration Department

Join RISD Illustration for a unique "narrative virtual reality experience" with RISD Illustration alum Wesley Allsbrook 07 IL.

Visiting Artist | Carla Edwards | Sculpture Department

Carla Edwards is a Brooklyn-based artist. She received an MFA from RISD and a BFA from The School of The Art Institute of Chicago. She is an alumna of...

Film Screening | Pallavi Paul's Trilogy | Painting Department

Please join us for an evening screening of Pallavi Paul’s trilogy of documentary style films – Nayi Kheti (New Harvest) (2013), Shabdkosh (A Dictionary)...

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 6pm
Student Fitness Center Class : Stretch, Punch, Kick

*Train your body; train your mind. This compact workout uses core-focused bodyweight exercises and yoga-based stretching. After the calisthenics-based...

Visiting Artist | Spencer Finch MFA 89 SC | Glass Department

Brooklyn-based artist Spencer Finch MFA 89 SC has been exhibiting internationally since the early 1990s. He has recently shown work at the Seattle Art Museum...

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 1:10am
Maharam Fellowship Info Session

Receive $5,000 for your summer project and be part of RISD's prestigious Maharam Fellowship! Learn everything you need to know to make a strong and...

Midnight soccer

As per usual, the bus will be picking up from outside the RISD museum (the entrance across the street from Market Square). The bus leaves at 12 AM sharp. So...

Thursday, November 9, 2017 12am
Visiting Artist | Nina Katchadourian

Nina Katchadourian is an interdisciplinary artist whose work includes video, performance, sound, sculpture, photography and public projects. Her video Accent...

Thursday, November 9, 2017 12am
Kirloskar Scholar | Pallavi Paul | Painting Department

2017 Kirloskar Fellow Pallavi Paul’s primary mediums are video and installation. Her work refuses a pigeonhole and insists on new horizons. Using the...

Student Fitness Center Class : Zumba

Join Belem Ramos, a licensed Zumba instructor for the past seven years. Zumba involves dance and aerobic movements performed to energetic music. The...

Thursday, November 9, 2017 7pm
Veteran's Day observed

Degree program classes held, Offices and Library open

Friday, November 10, 2017
 
Student Fitness Center Class : Yoga

Join local yogi and RISD Alumni Jessica Desautels, INTAR '11 for a yoga session in the RISD Fitness Center. Jessica has successfully completed a 200-hour...

Lecture | Jenni Sorkin | Ceramics Department

Jenni Sorkin writes on the intersection between gender, material culture and contemporary art. Her new book, Live Form: Women, Ceramics and Community...

Visiting Artist | Leslie Thornton | Digital + Media Department

Leslie Thornton is recognized as a pioneer of contemporary media aesthetics. She is a Guggenheim Fellow, the recipient of several Rockefeller Fellowships and...

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 1pm
Visiting Artist | Grimanesa Amorós

Grimanesa Amorós is an interdisciplinary artist with diverse interests in the fields of social history, scientific research and critical theory. Through her...

Student Fitness Center Class : Stretch, Punch, Kick

*Train your body; train your mind. This compact workout uses core-focused bodyweight exercises and yoga-based stretching. After the calisthenics-based...

Exploring Artist Residency Opportunities

Find out how residencies can provide you with time and space for your work. They can expand your resources including access to equipment, community,...

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 6:30pm
Midnight soccer

As per usual, the bus will be picking up from outside the RISD museum (the entrance across the street from Market Square). The bus leaves at 12 AM sharp. So...

Thursday, November 16, 2017 12am